What is a primary health insurance?

A primary health insurance Scheme is any Health Insurance provided by the national system of a Member State of the Organisation (e.g. Swiss LAMal insurance, French social security, etc.). It can also be the health insurance provided by an international organisation based in Switzerland. These primary health insurances are considered adequate if it cover the spouse in his or her place of residence.

If you have any doubts, please contact the SHIPID service: chis.shipid@cern.ch.